Luke 18


See "Armageddon" Revelation 16:14; 19:17. (See Scofield "Revelation 19:17") .


The reference is not to personal faith, but to belief in the whole body of revealed truth. (Cf) Romans 1:5; 1 Corinthians 16:13; 2 Corinthians 13:5; Colossians 1:23; Colossians 2:7; Titus 1:13; Jude 1:3.

See "Apostasy," above, in marg. of Luke 18:8.

(See Scofield "2 Timothy 3:1") .

Son of man (See Scofield "Matthew 8:20") .


(See Scofield "Romans 10:3") .


Gr.hilaskomai, used in the Septuagint and N.T. in connection with the mercy-seat Exodus 25:17,18,21; Hebrews 9:5. As an instructed Jew, the publican is thinking, not of mere mercy, but of the blood-sprinkled mercy seat. (See Scofield "Leviticus 16:5") .

"Propitiation," (See Scofield "Romans 3:25") . His prayer might be paraphrased, "Be toward me as thou are when thou lookest upon the atoning blood." The Bible knows nothing of divine forgiveness apart from sacrifice. See Scofield "Matthew 26:28".

merciful i.e. propitiated.

sinner Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

Son of man

(See Scofield "Matthew 8:20") .

blind man

(See Scofield "Matthew 20:30") .


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

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